hockey

We talk pucks and objects of that kind. We yell, complain, and analyze in the language of hockey fandom. Gretzky can do no wrong.

Jamie Plattsa year ago
British Ice Hockey
When I think of ice hockey, I think of bearded Canadians, slick-haired Americans, and rocket-armed Russians. The National Hockey League has a wide variety of nationalities pulling on Jerseys in front ...
C.C. Curtisa year ago
Most Unbelievable NHL Stanley Cup Comebacks
Hockey is one of the most intense and thrilling sports out there, but have a ton of screaming fans cheering for their favorite team. The sport is just as popular as any other professional sport like f...
Jesse Kinneya year ago
The NHL's Flawed MVP Voting System
NHL.com recently released their votes for MVP of the league, as the 2017-18 regular season is nearing its end. The top three vote-getters are Nikita Kucherov from the Tampa Bay Lightning, Evgeni Malki...
Alex Kempa year ago
Which Teams Will Reach the Postseason?
With the NHL starting to move towards its inevitable climactic end to the regular season, now seems like a good time to really dig into what teams will, and won't, make the final cut into the postseas...
Steve Komitoa year ago
We Surrender
Even if John Lennon's infamous "Lost Weekend" (which lasted nearly a year and half) was as miserable for him as it was for the fans of the NY Rangers, watching this past month's back to back drubbings...
Steve Komitoa year ago
The Time Is Now for Mark Messier to Coach the NY Rangers
Anyone who has watched the fall of the NY Rangers over the past couple of seasons always come back to the same question: "Where is the heart of this club?" Watching week's 2-1 loss to Dallas, I was st...
Steve Komitoa year ago
The NY Rangers Encapsulated....
If last week's 5-2 loss to the Nashville Predators doesn't tell you all you need to know about the NY Rangers organization (and today's NHL) from top to bottom, then maybe someone can educate me. Mayb...
Steve Komitoa year ago
The Sad, Pathetic Existence of the NY Rangers and the Cause of It
In the year 2000, Glen Sather arrived from Edmonton with fanfare set aside only for such comparable events as royal weddings, the Kennedy Center Honors or a championship parade down the Canyon of Hero...
Jourdan Jonesa year ago
The Start of Something New
Let's get right into this. Previously, you would find me writing articles about the Toronto Maple Leafs on the website, Fansided, as well as Calgary Flames content on the site, The Hockey Writers. Man...
Evan Allena year ago
Vegas Golden Knights
The dream to build a NHL team in the desert seemed pretty far-fetched, considering the Arizona Coyote's franchise seems to always struggle. That did not stop the team's owner Bill Foley. The applicati...
Hamilton Bulldogs 2017/2018 Mid-Season Review
The Hamilton Bulldogs concluded their 2017-2018 first half last week with the club in first place in the Eastern Conference of the Ontario Hockey League. Coming into the regular season, the expectatio...
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Todd Patakya year ago
What's Wrong with the Pittsburgh Penguins?
The Pittsburgh Penguins have won the last two Stanley Cups, and many pundits were musing that they might actually complete the impossible of winning three straight. And then, the 2017-2018 season star...
Kyle Vandenberg2 years ago
Lace 'Em up, Seattle
Exactly 100 years ago, the first ever American-based hockey team won the Stanley Cup. This was before the days of the NHL proper, when the regular season champions in both the Pacific Coast Hockey Lea...
Kyle Vandenberg2 years ago
Analyzing the Henrique/Vatanen Trade
Early season trades involving big name players have that extra level of excitement attached to them. When a trade goes through at the deadline, we're sort of expecting it. We know it's coming. When a ...
Kyle Vandenberg2 years ago
First Quarter NHL Award Leaders
The first quarter of the NHL season is behind us, which means that teams and players are beginning to settle in and find their form. Players have set a tone for their play and teams have jostled into ...
Kyle Vandenberg2 years ago
Arizona's Silver Lining
If we are being honest, the Arizona Coyotes are one of the most confusing and enigmatic stories in the NHL. A team that was relocated out of Winnipeg in favor of the desert in 1996 has experienced fir...
Kyle Vandenberg2 years ago
Will Duchene Make The Sens Better?
Well, it finally happened. After months of speculation and prognostication, Matt Duchene has finally been dealt by the Colorado Avalanche. The winners of the Duchene sweepstakes are the Ottawa Senator...
Steve Smith2 years ago
Surprise Teams as the Calendar Flips
Ah, November 1. The NHL season has been under way for a few weeks, and it's been a delight as usual. Though, as there often is around this time, there are a few surprises in the standings. It's a wack...